Denmark discusses vaccine swap with other countries

Denmark is currently discussing swapping the Astrazeneca vaccine for other vaccines with multiple countries.

Danish Minister of Health and Elderly Affairs Magnus Heunicke | Photo: Philip Davali

Denmark is in dialog with multiple countries concerning the possibility of swapping vaccines, according to Minister of Health and Elderly Affairs Magnus Heunicke, following a meeting about the vaccines with the shadow health ministers of the Danish parliament.

"At this point in time we still need secure and approved vaccines. Right now, that's Pfizer and Moderna. It would be very interesting if it was possible to make a swap with some countries, with us sending them Astrazeneca vaccines and them sending us some of their Pfizer vaccines," Heunicke notes.

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